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05 Aug 2016

  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Profession: Patent Attorneys, Technology in Finance & Consultancy
  • Start Date: September 2016
  • Number of Positions: 2
  • Location: London
  • UCAS Points: Trainee Patent Attorney – IT & Engineering
  • Disciplines Recruited From: Physics or Electrical, Electronic or Telecommunications Engineering.
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Application Details: Please submit your CV and covering letter via the recruitment portal on our website.
  • Degree Required: 2:1

We currently have two vacancies in our IT & Engineering division to start in September 2016.

The role

We are looking for individuals with degrees in physics, electronics or engineering to join our successful and expanding IT & Engineering division. An interest and knowledge of software will be an advantage for one of the roles.

You will be trained in drafting, filing and prosecution and as you progress, you will be given the opportunity to get more involved with contentious advice work.

Our aim is to provide trainees with broad-ranging experience by ensuring they work with a variety of businesses requiring different patent services and service levels.

Trainees are provided with a range of in-house and external lectures, seminars and tutorials to compliment private study for the professional qualifications. We also provide close support, coaching and mentoring to give the best start possible to what we hope will be a long and successful career in intellectual property.

The ability to offer clear and practical, no-nonsense professional advice to the Firm’s clients is of significant importance and the successful candidates will be expected to foster effective working relationships with the relevant personnel within client companies; therefore, effective communication skills are essential.

Person specification

The successful candidates are required to fulfil the following criteria:

  • Degree in physics or electrical, electronic, telecommunications or engineering (2.1 or 1st)
  • High academic achievement
    • A* or A in A level physics
    • Mainly As and A*s in GCSE & A Levels (or equivalent qualifications)
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail.
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